For-Profit Back in Business, Legal Dispute Continues

August 16, 2017

As reported in Inside Higher Ed, the Obama administration shut down the Myhre family-owned Globe University, but an affiliated university bought four of its Wisconsin campuses with the backing of the Trump administration and a state regulator with a tough reputation on for-profits.

Broadview University is part of the Myhre network of relatively small for-profits. The university, which had been running the teach-out of Globe’s Wisconsin campuses, recently got approval from the Department of Education to buy four of those locations. It will continue to run them and enroll new students in career-education programs.

Even so, the Myhre family’s victory in Wisconsin is more complex than a typical for-profit fracas, where the debate lines up neatly along the partisan divide in Washington. To read more, click here.


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